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Shaquille O'Neal compares Kobe and LeBron but calls Dr. J 'greatest'

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Through his 19-year career, Shaquille O'Neal played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
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Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record.
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Mitch Kupchak, John Black of Lakers take the ALS ice bucket challenge

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Thursday, two Lakers executives took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
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San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday is set to help unveil a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.
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March may be make-or-break stretch on Lakers' schedule

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — After a 27-55 season, the Lakers hope to be far more competitive this coming season.
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Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Tuesday, Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and chief executive, accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by the San Francisco Giants.
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Byron Scott begins mentorship at Centennial High School

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Tuesday, Lakers Coach Byron Scott visited Centennial High School in Compton to announce his mentorship with the school's Male Academy.
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Light February schedule offers Lakers a chance to climb in standings

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The rebuilding Lakers may be able to near or even hit .500 through the end of January, after a busy three months of play.
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January could be a critical and difficult month for the Lakers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers may be able to hover around .500 through November and December.  The first month of the season will be a challenge, but a road-heavy December could be manageable for the Lakers.
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Despite 10 of 15 on the road, Lakers' December schedule may be doable

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — After a busy start to the season, playing 10 of 17 at home through October and November, the Lakers hit the road for most of December.
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Lakers play 10 of 17 games at home through busy November schedule

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.
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Lakers to open season Oct. 28, Clippers on Oct. 30

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — The Lakers start the 2014-15 season against a team their fans love to hate, while the Clippers will open their first season under new owner Steve Ballmer against the team that eliminated them from...
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Lakers will open 2014-15 season against Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers will open the 2014-15 season on Tuesday, Oct. 28, when they play host to Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.
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Lakers to start season with Rockets, Clippers

OC Register (By JANIS CARR) — Which team do Lakers fans despise more – Houston or Clippers? They will get a chance to get some early jeers going as the Lakers open the season against Dwight Howard and the Rockets followed by a...
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Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers moved into August, traditionally one of the quietest NBA months before the preseason starts up at the end of September.
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Ex-Lakers guard MarShon Brooks to join Italian club Olimpia Milano

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Friday, former Lakers guard MarShon Brooks agreed to join Italian franchise Olimpia Milano.
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Byron Scott gives initial thoughts on Lakers roster via Twitter

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.
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Byron Scott sees tough road ahead for Lakers, but they'll play defense

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Byron Scott wouldn't go on record as saying the Lakers will make the playoffs this coming season, but he vowed the team will surprise some of the naysayers.
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Kevin Durant passes Kobe Bryant as favorite player among NBA rookies

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Kobe Bryant has fallen behind Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant, at least according to 38 rookies polled by NBA.com.
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Ryan Kelly, Lindsay Cowher tie the knot

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Lakers forward Ryan Kelly wedded Lindsay Cowher over the weekend. 
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Blog Articles

Angels lose some ground in Oakland

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — Mike Scioscia was fully aware of both the calendar and the consequences Friday when his Angels opened a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics.
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Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dylan Hernandez) — If Dan Haren continues to pitch like he did Friday night, he'll probably be a Dodger again next season.
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Dodgers beat New York Mets, 6-2

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dylan Hernandez) — KEY MOMENT: With the game tied, 1-1, Dan Haren botched an attempted squeeze play, which resulted in Justin Turner getting caught in a rundown between third base and home plate. But later in the...
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Geno Smith, Michael Vick lead Jets in loss to Giants, 35-24

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Wire services) — Geno Smith looked every bit like a cool and confident starting quarterback.
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Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on an infield single, Sam Fuld's triple to right-center and Andy...
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For a pitcher struck in the head, a comebacker was a life-changer

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Zach Helfand) — Up until his world went dark, Adam Schwindt remembers everything about the day that changed his life.
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Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications?
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USC's Tre Madden could miss Trojans' opener because of toe injury

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Gary Klein) — USC running back Tre Madden, who started the first six games last season, could be sidelined for the Trojans' opener against Fresno State because of a toe injury.
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Baseball notes: Manny Machado might be done for the season

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list Wednesday and the Batimore Sun reported that Machado will have season-ending...
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Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ben Bolch) — Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
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Shaquille O'Neal compares Kobe and LeBron but calls Dr. J 'greatest'

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — Through his 19-year career, Shaquille O'Neal played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
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Tre Madden probably a 'game-time decision' for opener, Sarkisian says

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Gary Klein) — USC appears on track to play its opener against Fresno State with a depleted running backs corps.
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Motivated Oklahoma Sooners are determined to win the right way

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Dufresne) — Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 4, Oklahoma:
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Flooding in Angel Stadium shuts team store, damages other areas

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — Repair crews scrambled to dry out Angel Stadium on Friday after a pipe burst in the wee hours of the morning caused extensive water damage throughout the ballpark.
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NFL fines Johnny Manziel for flipping off Redskins

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — The NFL has given a thumbs down to Johnny Manziel’s raised middle finger.
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